Department of Physical Therapy News
The Physical Therapy Department offers a doctorate of physical therapy degree designed to prepare students for entry into the profession. Students are prepared as generalists, but then have an opportunity to investigate the orthopedic, pediatric, and geriatric specializations through clinical exposures and student research opportunities. The curriculum provides a comprehensive background in the art and science of physical therapy and prepares graduates for state licensure examination eligibility.
Current Physical Therapy News
A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.
Service-Learning Award recipient Jennifer Nash partners with community agency to provide opportunities for students while addressing fall risks for older adults.
After pivoting from planned research, a physical therapy professor's Zoom classes offer exercise outlet to Down syndrome patients.
Integrated Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year Edwin Suarez's interest in physical therapy started with an injury of his own.
The administrative assistant III and business student shares tips on keeping her life organized and productive.
Physical Therapy In The News
Researchers have known for some time that a person’s zip code can have as much of an impact on their health as their own genetics.
Performing certain exercises can help you manage spasticity after a stroke.
While working on the computer, we slip into autopilot so often that we fail to realize when we ended up in that familiar position - leaning forward without support, head bent down, and eyes close to the monitor.
If you're a slumper, straighten up! Doctors say they're seeing a jump in patients coming in with neck and shoulder pain from spending too much time bent over their tablets and e-readers.
After it’s been a day, our beds and sofas can look pretty inviting — so much so that we often sprawl stomach down on them to chill.
Chiropractors now have access to myriad advanced testing options.